The Global Experience: Readings in World History Since 1550

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Prentice Hall, Jul 1, 2001 - History - 382 pages
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Broad in scope and integrative in perspective, this anthology offers a brief, balanced collection of challenging, but accessible, primary materials that cover World History since the 1500s. Organized chronologically, drawn from a variety of genres, and focused on global themes, the selections are genuinely representative of diverse civilizations at different points of their development. This wide-ranging and world focus features selections from anthropology; comparative literature; drama; economics; geography; law; philosophy; political theory; poetry; religion; science; and sociology. It looks at early modern political economy; nationalism; romanticism; racism; World War I diplomacy; patterns of genocide; and much more. For individuals embarking upon a critical and analytical journey through the history of the world.

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Contents

China and Japan
13
The African Slave Trade
24
PART II
39
Copyright

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PHILIP F. RILEY teaches in the Department of History at James Madison University. He is the co-author of The Global Experience: Readings in World History to 1500 and The Global Experience: Readings in World History Since 1500, (2001) and with Michael D. Richards, Term Paper Resource Guide to Twentieth-Century World History (Greenwood Press, 2000). He is a recipient of the James Madison University Distinguished Teaching Award.

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